HONOLULU (KHON2) — The University of Hawaii held a news conference to discuss the search for a football coach and June Jones at noon on Saturday, Jan. 22.
UH spokesman Dan Meisenzahl said the UH head football coaching job is still open.
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Meisenzahl said June Jones walked out of Friday’s meeting with university athletic director David Matlin after 30 minutes. He called Jones’ behavior ‘pilau.’
On Friday, the university’s Athletic Director David Matlin said they did not come to terms with an agreement with Coach Jones. Matlin said they could not agree on a succession plan and that they would continue to work tirelessly to find a new head coach.
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Jones was offered the job but rejected the terms of UH’s deal, which was initially a two-year contract that also had control of the selection of his coaching staff.